Monkey faces inside the chopstick The leftover from the chemical would stay inside these holes until you use them.
Conclusion from the experiment conducted by a primary school student: 1. Soak the chopstick in the water for one week – It stinks 2. Planted green pea in the soaked water, resulted longer growing process, it stop growing when reach 5 5-6cm, & finally died. 3. Smoke from burning these chopstick is tested to be acidic.
Carbon dioxide found in the bamboo chopstick -Avoid using disposable chopstick which is very white as it is not the original colour of the wood. Chopstick that is too white may have been bleach excessively. -Advisable to soak in hot water before use to release carbon dioxide. -Best not to use these chopstick for BBQ, and leave in the soup as it tend to release more carbon dioxide Possible consequences of using disposable chopstick -Suffer difficult breathing, vomit, diarrhea etc. and loss of calcium due to sulfur -Suffer Asthma and difficult in breathing -Limp blockage
If you can’t avoid... It is suggested to smell the chopstick before use. If any sour smell, possibly it contain CO2. Then soak them in warm and hot water for 2 to 3 min to reduce the CO2.
By continuing consuming disposable chopstick… A 20-year old tree could produce 3000- 4000 pairs of chopstick Taiwanese use more than 100billion pairs Which means 29 million of trees are being cut every year
Disposable chopstick effect to our environment!!
Is it possible that Taiwan will recycle the used chopstick?? As reported by reliable sources, it was found that the disposable chopstick are being recycle by reusing sulfur & Hydrogen Peroxide.